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Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
June 05, 2017 - 3:24 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Roberto Perez and Daniel Robertson helped the Indians batter Royals pitcher Eric Skoglund before a long rain delay washed out both starters, and Cleveland went on to beat Kansas City 8-0 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. Perez and Robertson ripped two-run doubles off...
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Denny Medley - USA TODAY Sports
June 03, 2017 - 1:22 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jason Vargas tossed his first shutout in nearly three years Friday night, outdueling Royals nemesis Josh Tomlin and sending Kansas City to a 4-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians. Vargas (7-3) allowed seven hits over the first six innings but deftly induced double plays in...
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Lorenzo Cain - Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
May 31, 2017 - 10:56 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — J.D. Martinez and Justin Upton hit two-run doubles with two outs in the third inning as the Detroit Tigers held off the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Wednesday night. Royals starter Ian Kennedy (0-5) walked the bases loaded before giving up the doubles on consecutive pitches...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
May 31, 2017 - 1:09 pm
GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado (KNSS) - The Cowley College baseball team is one of the few teams remaining in the hunt for a national championship at the JUCO World Series. Cowley (45-17) survived an elimination game Tuesday afternoon with an 11-5 win over 3rd-ranked Crowder (MO). Cowley has won nine of...
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Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
May 31, 2017 - 8:08 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eric Skoglund pitched 6 1/3 innings of two-hit ball in his major league debut, helping the Kansas City Royals beat Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers 1-0 on Tuesday night. Skoglund, a 2014 third-round draft pick out of Central Florida, struck out five and walked one...
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Dreamstime
May 31, 2017 - 4:53 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Kansas City man who just wanted to build some putting greens for kids in his inner-city neighborhood is attracting attention from the PGA. Chris Harris says he didn't know much about golf when he decided to build nine holes of putting greens in a neighborhood where kids...
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Eric Skoglund - Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
May 30, 2017 - 10:18 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eric Skoglund pitched 6 1/3 innings of two-hit ball in his major league debut, helping the Kansas City Royals beat Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers 1-0 on Tuesday night. Skoglund, a 2014 third-round draft pick out of Central Florida, struck out five and walked one...
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USA Today
Ted Woodward
May 30, 2017 - 1:59 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Wichita State University will leave the Missouri Valley Conference with the top athletics prize yet again. For the fifth consecutive year, and the 11th time in the past 14 years, Wichita State has won the Missouri Valley Conference All-Sports Championship. WSU captured the...
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Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
May 30, 2017 - 4:53 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Royals have placed Danny Duffy on the disabled list with an oblique strain and say the left-hander is expected to be out six to eight weeks. Duffy was injured Sunday while covering first base at Cleveland. Royals manager Ned Yost said Monday: "He's going to...
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